Flosstyle 5"

By miromir237 on Nov 29, 2019

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In pursuit of a light build, I ordered 5" arms for my https://rotorbuilds.com/build/17561 and completely reworked it with the KISS electronics from https://rotorbuilds.com/build/12523

At first I though it will be quick but after a while I started desoldering and rearranging the components so they fit in the frame nicely. This slow approach payed off as I discovered some wires barely hanging at their places.
I was very disappointed by the quality of solder I bought from banggood. Very difficult to work with and it looks very dirty. I had to add lots of flux to make it work.

The final weight with GoPro Session5 (78g) and 1300mAh 5S (200g) is 612g. I can say I have hit my target. With lighter battery I can get below 600g. Later on I might switch to the lighter motors to knock it down even more.

Part List

Frame

Hyperlite FlosStyle 5" Acro Freestyle Frame (7 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$49.99

Flight Controller

KISS FC V2 - Flight Controller 32bit (4 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$61.83

ESCs

4 x KISS ESC 2-5S 25A (40A limit) - 32bit (2 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$102.16

Motors

4 x MBPrimo 2208 2550 kv (4 builds)
Multicopterbuilders.com
$75.96

Propellers

DALPROP Cyclone series T5046C - 2xCW+2xCCW (396 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$2.00

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 600TVL 2.1mm IR Blocked 1/3 CCD FPV Camera PAL/NTSC 5.6g (199 builds)
Banggood.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5G8 HV (SMA) (571 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.99

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni Antenna RHCP (2pcs) (36 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.90

Receiver

Récepteur FrSky R9MM + Antenne Dipole T (EU) (6 builds)
Drone-fpv-racer.com
$29.76

Batteries

RDQ Series 18.5V 5S 1300mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (5 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$25.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X9 Lite 2.4GHz 24CH ACCESS ACCST D16 Mode2 Classic Form Factor Portable Transmitter for RC Drone (4 builds)
Banggood.com
$89.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (92 builds)
Getfpv.com
$449.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)
Amazon.com
$299.00

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (22 builds)
Furiousfpv.com
$68.00

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (56 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (56 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (111 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Backpack

Torvol Quad Pitstop Backpack PRO (4 builds)
Hqdrones.nl
$198.00

Accessories

TBS Diamond Antenna (16 builds)
Getfpv.com
$24.95

Misc Supplies

TrueRC X-AIR 5.8GHz Crosshair Antenna (RHCP) (4 builds)
Hobbyrc.co.uk
$32.86
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